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5 for $5 USACD Summer Recycling Promotion

Posted Jul 11, 2014

Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) has joined forces with US Air Conditioning Distributors (USACD) to offer a new summer promotion to incent the return of mercury thermostats. Want $5 to In-N-Out Burger®? ...

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New York and Connecticut HVAC Contractors Required to Recycle Mercury Thermostats

Posted May 21, 2014

As of July 1, 2014, any person or contractor who replaces a mercury-containing thermostat in New York or Connecticut must deliver it to an appropriate collection site to be recycled.  The bill also mandates that...

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Maintenance Agreements, or Whatever you Want to Call Them

Posted Jul 17, 2014

Service contracts, maintenance agreements, extended service plans.  Call these what you may but they are imperative to continuing a steady stream of income for your HVAC/r contracting business.  When times are...

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